Mah Tovu…

How lovely are your dwelling places…… Since the lockdown started at the end of March,…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Lessons from these times

The world is going to be different Forbidden relationships in the Torah are first described…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Parashat Tazria

We do not control everything Tzara’at is the name of a rather gross skin disease,…

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Peace, Gratitude and Resilience – Shabbat Shemini

After suffering from symptoms of COVID19 our Rabbi, René Pfertzel, returned to leading our Shabbat…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – yes to physical distance, no to social distance.

Two nights which were different from all other nights, yet the same…. The two nights…

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Next year in…Long Ditton…..

A Pesach night very different from other nights…. Pesach 5780 / Passover 2020 was a…

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How is this Pesach different from other Pesachim?

How is this night different from the other nights? In “normal” times, there are already…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Shabbat Tzav

Shabbat HaGadol – ‘The Great Shabbat’ Its name “The Great Shabbat” is derived from the…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Accepting Uncertainty

Sometimes there is no easy answer In the Talmud (Berakhot 4b), King David is praised…

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Reflections from Rabbi René – Parashat Vayikra

To achieve something greater… The Book of Leviticus that starts this Shabbat has almost no…

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